Monday, January 24, 2011

"Education and Activism: Teacher's Night at Barbara's Bookstore" February 17th

Barbara's Bookstore proudly presents "Education and Activism: Teacher's Night at Barbara's Bookstore" featuring the nation's most forward thinking Educators: WILLIAM AYERS, RICK AYERS, KEVIN KUMASHIRO, ERICA MEINERS, THERESE QUINN and DAVID STOVALL on Thursday, February 17th at 7:00pm.

Works to be discussed include: Rick Ayers' TEACHING THE TABOO: Courage and Imagination in the Classroom (Teachers College Press, $21.95), William Ayers' TO TEACH: The Journey, in Comics (Teachers College Press, $15.95) and TEACHING TOWARD DEMOCRACY: Educators as Agents of Change (Paradigm Publishers, $22.95) by William Ayers, Kevin Kumashiro, Erica Meiners, Therese Quinn and David Stovall. 

A book signing will immediately follow the readings and discussion.  This event is FREE and open to the public.  As always, teachers/educators receive 20% off all purchases at Barbara's Bookstore.

Barbara's Bookstore in University Village is located at 1218 S. Halsted Street, Chicago, 60607

For more information, please call 312-413-2665.

Public transportation is encouraged: CTA blue line to Halsted, #8 bus to Roosevelt; Green/Orange/Red line to Roosevelt, #12 bus to Halsted.  Limited street parking is available on Halsted (meters); $2 parking lot on historic Maxwell Street.

For media inquiries, please contact M. G. Maloney directly at 708-927-1294.

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